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Hacker, Bart

Fellowship Advisor National Museum of American History staff

Science, technology, and the military; comparative world military history; women's military history.

Background And Education

Education And Training

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Article

  • Book

    • Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S. 2007. American military technology : The life story of a technology. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2007
  • Chapter

    • Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S. 2021. "Bridging the Ocean: Technological Change and Women's Transatlantic Activism." In Connecting Women: National and International Networks during the Long Nineteenth Century. Hacker, Barton C., Paisana, Joanne, Pereira, Margarida Esteves, Costa, Jaime, and Vining, Margaret S., editors. 11–26. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. In A Smithsonian Contribution to Knowledge. (https://doi.org/10.5479/si.14265137.v1) 2021
    • Paisana, Joanne and Hacker, Barton C. 2021. "Introduction." In Connecting Women: National and International Networks during the Long Nineteenth Century. Hacker, Barton C., Paisana, Joanne, Pereira, Margarida Esteves, Costa, Jaime, and Vining, Margaret S., editors. 1–7. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. In A Smithsonian Contribution to Knowledge. (https://doi.org/10.5479/si.14265137.v1) 2021
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2016. "How Technology Shaped the Conduct of War." In Astride Two Worlds: Technology and the American Civil War. Hacker, Barton C., editor. 1–21. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. 2016
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2016. "Preface." In Astride Two Worlds: Technology and the American Civil War. Hacker, Barton C., editor. v–vi. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scolarly Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. 2016
    • Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S. 2013. "Military Museums and Social History." In Does War Belong in Museums? The Representation of Violence in Museums. Muchitsch, Wolfgang, editor. 41–59. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1515/transcript.9783839423066.41. 2013
    • Vining, Margaret S. and Hacker, Barton C. 2013. "Obviously, Not: Camouflage in the AEF." In Camouflage Takes Center Stage. 97–102. Brussels: Musée Royal de l’Armée et d’Histoire Militaire. 2013
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2013. "The Dictator." In Smithsonian Civil War: Inside the National Collection. Kagan, Neil and Hyslop, Stephen G., editors. 258–259. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books. 2013
    • Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S. 2013. "Waroom geen national militair museum in de VS?" In Voorwaarts! Mars: Militaire musea in de samenleving. Franklin Van der Polen and Jaap Willems, editors. 146–160. Delft: Eburon. 2013
    • Prelinger, Elizabeth and Hacker, Barton C. 2012. "'"The Spirit of Woman-power": Representation of Women in World War I Posters."." In A Companion to Women's Military History. Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S., editors. 453–484. Leiden: Brill. In History of Warfare, 74. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004206823_016. 2012
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2012. "Reformers, Nurses, and Ladies in Uniform: Industrialization and the Changing Status of Military Women (1815–1914)." In A Companion to Women's Military History. Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S., editors. 137–187. Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004206823_006. 2012
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2012. "Women and Non-Western Armies since World War II." In A Companion to Women's Military History. Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S., editors. 331–377. Leiden: Brill. 2012
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2009. "War and Technology." In Companion to the Philosophy of Technology. Olsen, Jan Kyrre Berg, Pedersen, Stig-Andur, and Hendricks, Vincent F., editors. 43–47. Oxford and Cambridge, MA: Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444310795.ch7. 2009
    • Vining, Margaret S. and Hacker, Barton C. 2008. "Displaying the Great War in America: The World War I Exhibition of the United States National Museum in Washington DC, 1918 and Beyond." In The Universal Heritage of Arms and Military History: Challenges and Choices in a Changing World. Reichl Hamm, Claudia, editor. 27–38. Vienna: Heeresgeschichtliches Museum. 2008
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2007. "Control, Utility, Status, Symbolism: Suffragists, Boy Scouts, Blackshirts, and Other Politicians in Uniform." In Proceedings of the 2006 ICOMAM Symposium on “Uniforms: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow”. 72–81. Brussels: Musée Royal de l’Armée et d’Histoire Militaire, for ICOMAM. 2007
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2007. "Reflections on Nuclear Submarines in the Cold War: Putting Military Technology in Context for a History Museum Exhibit." In A Fearsome Heritage: The Diverse Legacies of the Cold War. Schofield, John and Cocroft, Wayne, editors. 201–230. Seattle: Left Coast Press. 2007
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2007. "Submarines Transformed: From Type XXI to Polaris, 1945–1960." In Science in Uniform: Science, Technology, and American Military Institutions, from the Revolution to the Present. Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S., editors. 115–129. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 2007
    • Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S. 2007. "Toward a History of Military Museums." In ICOMAM 50: Papers on Arms and Military History 1957–2007. Smith, Robert Douglas, editor. 3–22. Leeds: Basiliscoe Press. 2007
  • Review

    • Hacker, Barton C. 2010. [Book review] "The Complete Soldier: Military Books and Military Culture in Early Stuart England, 1603–1645." Sixteenth Century Journal, 41, (3), 838–840. 2010
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2010. [Book review] "The Scientific Way of Warfare: Order and Chaos on the Battlefields of Modernity." Isis, 101, (3), 623–624. https://doi.org/10.1086/655800. 2010
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2009. [Book review] "Disrupting Science: Social Movements, American Scientists, and the Politics of the Military, 1945-1975." Technology and Culture, 50, (4), 947–949. https://doi.org/10.1353/tech.0.0339. 2009
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2009. [Book review] "Mr. Gatling’s Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It." Journal of American History, 96, (1), 204–205. https://doi.org/10.2307/27694773. 2009
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2008. [Book review] "War in Human Civilization by Azar Gat." Canadian Journal of History, 43, (2), 357–359. https://doi.org/10.3138/cjh.43.2.357. 2008
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2007. [Book review] "The Catapult: A History." Journal of Military History, 71, (4), 1219–1220. 2007
    • Hacker, Barton C. 2007. [Book review] "Warfare State: Britain, 1920–1970." Technology and Culture, 48, (2), 459–460. https://doi.org/10.1353/tech.2007.0072. 2007

Editor Of

  • Book

    • Hacker, Barton C., Paisana, Joanne, Pereira, Margarida Esteves, Costa, Jaime, and Vining, Margaret S., editors. 2021. Connecting Women: National and International Networks during the Long Nineteenth Century. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. In A Smithsonian Contribution to Knowledge. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.14265137.v1. 2021
    • Hacker, Barton C., editor. 2016. Astride two worlds: Technology and the American Civil War. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. 2016
    • Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S., editors. 2012. A Companion to Women's Military History. Leiden: Brill. In History of Warfare, 74. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004206823. 2012
    • Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret S., editors. 2007. Science in Uniform, Uniforms in Science: Historical Studies of American Military and Scientific Interactions. Lanham: Scarecrow Press. 2007

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